Network Interface (NT_NETWORK)

Monitors the network interface and the rates that bytes and packets are received and sent over a network TCP/IP connection.


The Network Interface monitor type in BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management is referred as the NT_NETWORK application class in BMC PATROL.


The following information is displayed on the NT_NETWORK InfoBox:



Icon type

the type of icon selected (computer, application, container, parameter)


the current state of the object

Application class

name of the application class

Default user name

the default PATROL user name, if any

Worst parameter

the name of the application parameter that is having the most problems, if any
If more than one parameter is in a warning or an alarm state, the parameter with the most severe problems is shown

History retention

the length of time history is retained

NT KM version

the version of the PATROL KM for Windows OS currently in use


text description of the network adapter

Service Name

the name of the Windows service that uses the adapter


the name of the network adapter manufacturer

Product Name

the name of the network adapter

Attributes (parameters)

The following attributes are available for this monitor type: